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Individual

Information designed for individuals with questions about mental health issues.

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Family member

Information designed for caregivers, family members and loved ones of individuals with mental health issues.

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Need help now?

If you or someone you know is currently experiencing a mental health crisis please contact 911 immediately. The Suicide Prevention Hotline is also available 24/7 at 1-800-273-8255.

Facts about Mental Health

You are not alone.

43,800,000

There are an estimated 43.8 million adults (age 18 or older) in the US with a mental illness.

20

20% of youth (ages 13-18) live with a mental health condition.

90

More than 90% of children who die by suicide have a mental health condition.

9,800,000

Approximately 1 in 25 adults in the U.S.—9.8 million, or 4.0%—experiences a serious mental illness in a given year that substantially interferes with or limits one or more major life activities.

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Testimonials

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